6 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Aquiles Serdan (at Dr. Miguel Silva), Morelia, Mexico
Cuisine: Vegan, Pizza, Buffet, Mexican
Buffet restaurant, has Wi-Fi. Hosts cooking classes and other workshops relating to ecology.
Av Madero Oriente 549, Morelia, Mexico
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, International, Fast food, Take-out
Long-running vegetarian lunch spot in the historic center, located on the second floor. Wide assortment of standards such as veggie burgers, gluten milanesas, enchiladas, and Asian-Mex fusion with many vegan options. Serves no alcohol. Non-smoking. Note from happycow: Does not appear to be part of the Govinda restaurant chain.
Alvaro Obregon 169, Colonia Centro (at a una cuadra del tempo de San Jose), Morelia, Mexico
52 443 3125496
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Mexican
Menu con ensalada, sopa, guisado, pan, agua y postre en 50 pesos (4 USD).
Blvd Garcia de Leon, 1185, Morelia, Mexico
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Mexican
Vegetarian restaurant located near the Cinepolis Cinema in the eastern section of the city. Simple daily set lunches include soup, salad, and two dishes. Has some vegan options or items can be made vegan. Also a small store selling vegetarian meats and whole grains is on premises. Note: Located in the 1400 block of the street, not the 1100 block.
Mariano Monterde 239, Morelia, Mexico
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Pizza, Buffet, Salad bar, Take-out, Mexican
Vegetarian buffet offering different regional selections each day. Uses some dairy, but staff is knowledgeable about the ingredients. Fruit, water, and dessert are included in the $50 pesos all-you-can-eat buffet. Gets crowded after 2pm. Serves pizza on Sundays. Located three blocks from Bosque Cuauhtemoc.
Allende 329, Col Centro (at Allende y Abasolo), Morelia, Mexico
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, Buffet, Salad bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Lunch buffet is vegetarian with some vegan choices and always includes beans, rice, soup, leaf salad, fresh fruit, and a hot vegetable. Has daily specials and offers soy based meat substitute with vegetable. Drinks include a fruit-based drink. Located to the side of the main plaza, near the cathedral.
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakery and Catering, Vegetarian B&Bs, Organizations
Luis G Banuet and Agustin Melgar, Col Chapultepec Norte (at Ventura Puente and Lazaro Cardenas), Morelia, Mexico
Name in English is Advanced Whole Foods. Health food store carries a large variety of items including raw and vegan products. Family-run business also sells a wide selection of prepared foods including vegan meat substitute plates made with tofu, soy, and gluten and in-house-made tofu mayonnaise. Commercial products include tofu cheese, meat substitutes, taco filling, chorizo, and coffee substitutes. The shelves are filled with cereals (including quinoa), flours, seeds, vegetable oils, dried herbs, teas, vitamins, lotions, and cosmetics.
Calle Ventura Puente 1044, Morelia, Mexico
Carries a few vegan products, including Toffuti cream cheese, chips, egg substitute, seitan, mayonnaise, yeast protein, broth and bread.
Still hungry? Try searching for areas surrounding Morelia.